Winter cold affects people in different ways. Some more tightly wrapped in fur coats and scarves and easily tolerate cold. They only occasionally notice: “frost is growing.” Others, those who are significantly less fortunate, regularly see skin irritations, rashes, and inflammations. Such manifestations may indicate an allergy to cold. What is a pathology? And can it be neutralized?
For a long time, doctors did not recognize the specific reaction of the skin to cold as an allergy. Not surprising. After all, frost or snow do not contain substances that can trigger a pathological reaction (allergens). Could there be an allergy to cold in this case? Until today, the nature of such an unusual reaction of the skin to frost has not been fully studied. But doctors attributed these manifestations to pseudo-allergies. Continue reading